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10 May 2018

King’s Scientists Recognised with Academy of Medical Sciences Fellowship

Four King’s College London academics have been named as Fellows of the prestigious Academy of Medical Sciences.

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Professor Frank Kelly, Director of the Environmental Research Group; Professor Giovanna Lombardi, Human Transplant Immunology; Professor Catherine Williamson, Chair in Women’s Health and from the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, Professor Louise Arseneault were elected for their outstanding contributions to biomedical and health science.

Professor Sir Robert Lechler, Provost Health, King’s College London and President of the Academy of Medical Sciences said: ‘The Academy simply could not tackle major health and policy challenges without our dynamic and diligent brain trust of Fellows. I extend my warmest congratulations to all who are joining us this year, each of whom has earnt this prestige by advancing their own field of biomedical science.

In all, 44 of the UK’s world leading researchers were elected to join the prestigious Fellowship of the Academy of medical Sciences. Their expertise spans sleep research, pollution assessment, infectious and tropical diseases and immunoregulation among many other fields.